Hosted at Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club since 1957, the Eastern Amateur Golf Tournament is one of the oldest continuous amateur events held, attracting premier amateurs from across the country and worldwide.
Each year, the Eastern Amateur field is limited to 90 players. Through a selection process based upon player rankings and playing resumes, 86 players are accepted, and 4 qualifying positions are available Wednesday prior to the start of the tournament. The Eastern Amateur will attract the best amateur players in the world, and the selection process ensures the strongest field possible.
Past U.S. Amateur Champion, Beman walked away as the Eastern Am Champion four times. Beman won the tournament title in 1960, 1961, 1963, and 1964 while finishing in second place during the 1962 championship.
Past U.S. Amateur Champion, Wadkins shot an impressive score of 278 during the 1969 Eastern Amateur.
World Golf Hall of Famer and two-time Eastern Amateur Champion, Crenshaw won the tournament in 1972 shooting a score of 281 and in 1971 with a score of 280.
Champions Tour member, and our 1974 Eastern Amateur Champion, Andy Bean, shot an impressive score of 272.
Past U.S. Open Champion, Strange took home the 1975 Eastern Amateur trophy shooting a score of 268.